Politifest 2020: Local Activism: Gen Z Takes The Lead - Voice of San Diego

Politifest 2020

Politifest 2020: Local Activism: Gen Z Takes The Lead

Led by Kayla Jimenez, VOSD Reporter

Many of the young people who organized police brutality protests said they were motivated not just by the injustice of George Floyd’s death in Minneapolis but by their communities’ long histories of silence on racial justice issues. Now, they’re taking to social media and the streets to call for an end to racial injustice, defunding of local police departments, changes in local school curriculum and handling of racism at their schools and more. Hear directly from some of these young organizers.

Panelists:

  • Ahmad Mahmoud
  • Simrab Jain
  • Metztli Carbajal

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